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2010 CEAA Conference

Conference Chair: Danny Brundage ’74, MEng ‘75

5:45 p.m. Networking Reception  

Heavy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be available

6:45 p.m. Welcome and Introductory Remarks  

  • Featuring: Interim Dean Christopher Ober, Cornell University College of Engineering

6:55 p.m. Faculty Presentations  

Sustainable Energy Pathways: Choosing Among Options

  • Featuring: Jefferson Tester ’66, MS ’67, Croll Professor of Sustainable Energy Systems, Cornell University College of Engineering

Cornell University’s Curriculum in Sustainable Energy Systems

  • Featuring: Paulette Clancy, professor, Cornell University College of Engineering

7:35 p.m. Alumni Panel Discussion  

What Areas Will Attract Jobs and Investment in the Near Future?  

What Does it Take to Start A Company in Today’s Clean-tech Market?  

What Are the Current Realities and Challenges in the Energy Field?  


  • Sarah Emerson ’84, Managing Director of Energy Security Analysis, Inc.
  • Ellen Friedman ’84, Partner, Nixon Peabody [Panel Moderator]
  • Dan Goldman ’87, EVP and CFO of Great Point Energy
  • William Wiberg ’81, General Partner, Advanced Technology Ventures

8:30 p.m. Dessert  

Gather with fellow Cornell alumni and friends as well as our guest speakers to continue the conversation.